COVID-19 safety protocols

UNM is following the CDC guidelines regarding masking requirements based on COVID-19 community level. Masks are currently recommended indoors, but not mandated. UNM also encourages attendees to have up-to-date vaccinations, though proof of vaccination will not be required for attendance. If you are feeling ill, please stay home.

Should the community level change before the event, UNM may require the use of masks. Please continue to check for any updates. For additional information about UNM’s current COVID-19 safety protocols, visit Bringing Back the Pack | The University of New Mexico (

2022 First-Year Family Day

First-year Convocation


Class Crawl


Movie on the field

Location: Johnson Field

Faculty Honor Processional signup

Student convocation signup

New Lobos—Class of 2026—this is the start of an incredible journey. And we’re excited to welcome you and your family to The University of New Mexico!

UNM’s First-Year Family Day is an annual event to celebrate you, honor the family and friends that have helped prepare you for this new phase of your academic journey, and introduce you to the UNM Community.